Fire Doors

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There are so many options for online training this week!  Whether you're an architect, end user, distributor, locksmith, installer or security integrator, new to the industry or with years of experience, there's something for you to learn.

Decoded: Fire Door Assembly Inspections in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

My next Decoded article for Door Security + Safety magazine highlights the importance of fire door assembly inspections in multi-unit residential buildings. Enforcing the inspection requirements and repairing deficiencies will undoubtedly save lives.

By |2021-07-05T19:27:16-04:00June 22nd, 2021|arch, Articles, FDAI, Fire Doors|2 Comments

FDAI – Why?

As I talk to people about fire door assembly inspection, two sides of the discussion have emerged.  Many understand the increased life safety and fire protection provided by code-compliant fire doors - others think the deficiencies are too overwhelming to address.

By |2021-04-27T12:45:11-04:00March 18th, 2021|arch, FDAI, Fire Doors, hc|2 Comments

Decoded: Corridor Doors in Health Care Occupancies

Past fires in hospitals and nursing homes - and the resulting fatalities - have shaped the codes that we use today.  Although today’s codes do not typically require patient room doors to be fire door assemblies, these doors provide a critical layer of protection for patients.

By |2021-07-16T14:51:35-04:00March 11th, 2021|arch, Articles, Fire Doors, hc, Health Care|30 Comments

Application of the PASS Guidelines (and more!)

There's more virtual training available this week, and an early notification of a session being hosted next week by DHI and DSSF. This webinar covers application of the 5th edition of the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools Guidelines.

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